Karimeen pollichathu

Ingredients :

2 Nos - Pearl spot fish (Karimeen)
1 Tbsp - Ginger, finely chopped
5 Nos - Green chillies, finely chopped
1/2 Cup - Shallots (small onions), chopped
1 Cup - Thick coconut milk
5 Nos - Curry leaves
2 Nos - Plantain leaves
Oil as required

For paste
1 No - Ginger piece
2 tsp - Chilly powder
5 Nos - Garlic pods 1
1 tbsp - Pepper powder
5 Nos - Curry leaves
1 tsp - Turmeric powder
Salt to taste

Cooking Instructions :

- Grind ginger, garlic pods, chilly powder, pepper powder, turmeric powder, curry leaves and salt for making a fine paste.
- Marinate the fish with the above paste for about one hour.
- Coat few heated plantain leaves with oil.
- Place the marinated fish over it and put the entire thing in a frying pan.
- Cover and cook it over low flame till it is done.
- Take another frying pan and heat oil, sauté chopped onions, ginger, green chillies and curry leaves in it.
- Place the cooked fish without the plantain leaves in the above pan and coat it well with the sautéed masala.
- Combine coconut milk and mix well.
- Simmer for few minutes, until all the water gets evaporated.
- Wrap them in the plantain leaves and serve.


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